Teacher at a Christian School

by Tom Meade
(Manorville, NY, USA)

My wife is teaching at a Christian school. They hired her and she was ordained by them as a minister and filled out whatever IRS form was necessary and they pay her her salary with no taxes or withholdings taken out.

Is this going to be a problem for us regarding our taxes? The Christian School is affiliated with a church and I believe it is the church that her paycheck comes from.

Thanks for any help.

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Oct 16, 2015
Teacher at a Christian School
by: Lewis in NC

From the information given she would not qualify for a clergy housing allowance. She would need to do estimated income taxes that should include Self-employment taxes and pay them quarterly.

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